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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,739 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,739
Reviews: 924
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 69
Gots: 74 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-15-2001)
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Roser

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

A- big foamy ivory white head that lasted a long time and left pretty decent lacing. Clear, amber, honey gold. Most appealing.

S- clean, malty, bready, (slightly) spicy.

T- toasted malts, biscuity, caramel. Very, very pleasant.

M- light, smooth. Excellent balance.

O- very nice. A solid brew. Never used to be a big fan of Marzen/Oktoberfest, but starting to enjoy more and more. Would have again (and again) and definitely recommend.

Cheers!

09-01-2014 23:04:42 | More by Roser
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

500 ml bottle, the beer pours a mostly clear dark gold/amber color with about an inch frothy off-white head that sticks around a while. There's also a lot of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like caramel and bready malt, honey, and light earthy hops. Taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but with the addition of a bit of apple and dark fruit. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's smooth and easy to drink with moderate carbonation. I thought this was a good Oktoberfest brew, I'd buy this again in the future. $3.49 a bottle.

08-28-2014 23:39:13 | More by bluejacket74
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Premo88

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

16.9 oz. bottle poured into nonic
(no dating on bottle)

L: copper ... very red, the definition of amber; thick 3/4-inch head of off-white foam, not quite tan; not much sticking or lace, but the head off the pour is nice; beautiful clarity, not pilsener-like activity inside the column, but there are definitely some bubbles floating up

S: buttery bread malt ... very English pale ale like with a pronounced malt presence

T: like the nose, very English pale ale like, fruity and malty with a pinch of earth-like bitter hops; everything is subtle here, but it's very tasty; some sour grain; get a bit of alcohol/medicinal taste on bigger swallows

F: quite solid with a nice crispness from the carbonation

O: very good, better than all the American-made oktoberfests I've tried; the malt presence is fantastic, and the pinch of dirt/earth hop bitterness offers good balance

09-02-2014 00:56:50 | More by Premo88
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +1.8%

09-01-2014 22:00:53 | More by Kruja5
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-01-2014 17:50:43 | More by Hellpop65
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Cunnla

Virginia

4.32/5  rDev +8.8%

09-01-2014 13:08:01 | More by Cunnla
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offthelevel_bytheplumb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-31-2014 15:38:22 | More by offthelevel_bytheplumb
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-31-2014 15:19:55 | More by brittanylicious
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Rosethoj

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

08-31-2014 00:32:12 | More by Rosethoj
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Dirk_Chappelle

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-31-2014 00:22:03 | More by Dirk_Chappelle
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KathyG

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-30-2014 19:05:56 | More by KathyG
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lxs_ale


4.12/5  rDev +3.8%

08-30-2014 17:19:38 | More by lxs_ale
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kilobees

Kentucky

4.2/5  rDev +5.8%

08-30-2014 16:57:20 | More by kilobees
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Reinbeck11

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-30-2014 03:39:27 | More by Reinbeck11
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woodchip

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-29-2014 18:59:51 | More by woodchip
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BeerShman

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-29-2014 01:25:40 | More by BeerShman
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Durge

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Smooth, beautifully blended cereal grains and overtones of near licorice malt. A classic.

08-28-2014 05:15:22 | More by Durge
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-28-2014 02:30:28 | More by ralphw56
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poorbuthappy

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-28-2014 00:06:06 | More by poorbuthappy
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billab914

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-28-2014 00:06:01 | More by billab914
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Pours a clear golden amber with a billowing head. Head retention is good, and some impressive lacing is left behind in its wake. Aroma is classic marzen: toffee and honey notes, plus some floral hop character.

Lots of caramel malt on the palate, but the sweetness is restrained. There's a bit of toasty grain character, and light hop bitterness picks up toward the finish. There's even some light fruit (apple, pear) notes. Having had my fair share of different Marzens, this has the most tasty and complex flavor profile of the lot.

08-27-2014 01:33:51 | More by gr0g
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Romantivist


4.16/5  rDev +4.8%

08-26-2014 22:46:55 | More by Romantivist
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Brunite

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-26-2014 22:43:21 | More by Brunite
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damonfield

New York

4.56/5  rDev +14.9%

08-26-2014 20:23:56 | More by damonfield
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MenardMa

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-26-2014 18:19:14 | More by MenardMa
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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 1,739 ratings.